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The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio

1st Edition

Edited by Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell


464 pages

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pub: 2010-07-27
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The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio presents the very best biographies of the internationally acclaimed three-volume Encyclopedia of Radio in a single volume. It includes more than 200 biographical entries on the most important and influential American radio personalities, writers, producers, directors, newscasters, and network executives. With 23 new biographies and updated entries throughout, this volume covers key figures from radio’s past and present including Glenn Beck, Jessie Blayton, Fred Friendly, Arthur Godfrey, Bob Hope, Don Imus, Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Laura Schlesinger, Red Skelton, Nina Totenberg, Walter Winchell, and many more.

Scholarly but accessible, this encyclopedia provides an unrivaled guide to the voices behind radio for students and general readers alike.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Editor’s Introduction. Acknowledgments. General Bibliography: A Radio Reference Shelf. Advisers and Contributors. The Encyclopedia Entries A-Z. Notes on Contributors. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Radio / History & Criticism
PERFORMING ARTS / Radio / Reference
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies